Berklee Prof Creates Sound Map of White Mountains - Backpacker

Berklee Prof Creates Sound Map of White Mountains

Steve Wilkes, the White Mountain National Forest Artist in Residence, is creating a 1,200-square-mile online audio map.
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Sabbaday Creek, White Mountains

Sabbaday Creek babbles in New Hampshire's Whites.

Berklee College of Music professor Steve Wilkes is traversing the length and width of the White Mountains, recording everything he hears: bird calls, waterfalls, chatting hikers, and even the roar of cars driving through the Albany Covered Bridge. His hope? To create 60-some recordings of the life of the forest, then upload them for public listening. To listen, go here.

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